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Usage examples for intervene

  1. And while we cannot justify, we cannot intervene. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  2. 30. But sanctification must intervene first. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  3. Yes, she exclaimed, before I leave this scene, Death will appear,- the warning intervene. – Papers from Overlook-House by Casper Almore
  4. No comma should intervene between the final adjective and the noun. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  5. After the noun half, we usually suppress this preposition, if an article intervene; as, " half a dollar," rather than, " half of a dollar," or " a dollar's half." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  6. Many a water- shed may intervene between the starting- point of each erratic or pebble and its final resting- place, and the only means of discovering the country from which it took its departure will consist in a careful comparison of its mineral or fossil contents with those of the parent rocks. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  7. I was only speaking of the natural consequences of the present state of affairs, should nothing intervene to prevent such a conclusion." – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  8. It is not my intention to intervene in a dispute as to the meaning of certain phrases in ancient literature; but there are certain aspects of the problems at issue which are so intimately related to my main theme as to make some reference to them unavoidable. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  9. Again his Lordship was forced to intervene. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  10. On her return she was to go at once to Park Lane, and sleep there for the two nights which would intervene before the departure of the Pallisers. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  11. Throw in a pretty girl, and the old fellow and the young one will both fall in love with her; or let fame or danger intervene, the words of the father of Admetus will be yours: You love to see the light. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece by Various
  12. So my advice, indeed, was not to intervene in such a case, and the Prefet did me the honor to agree with my remarks. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  13. The authorities tell us that, unless some cosmic accident intervene, the earth will remain habitable by man for at least ten million years. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
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